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DION PHANEUF RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dion Phaneuf to reporter: 'Have you played sports before?'

Dion Phaneuf was interviewed following his team’s 5-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets and he provided an interesting response when asked about whether or not he was embarrassed by the Maple Leafs’ most recent loss. Phaneuf thought carefully before responding, but his answer shed some light on what the captain thinks about his current situation. “Have you played sports...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs, Red Wings to revisit Dion Phaneuf trade in summer

There were a ton of rumors surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs and Dion Phaneuf prior to the trade deadline. The Detroit Red Wings appeared to be Phaneuf’s destination, but a deal never came to fruition. Initial comments suggested that the two sides couldn’t reach a deal because of salary cap space and then time simply ran out. Though Phaneuf is still currently rocking the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings/Maple Leafs may revisit Phaneuf trade during the offseason

Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf could end up being a Red Wing after all, at least when summer rolls around. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports that the two teams who tried to pull off a Phaneuf trade prior to the March 2nd trade deadline may revisit the deal this offseason: Don’t dismiss the talk about Maple Leafs’ captain Dion Phaneuf being dealt to the Wings, there...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Does the deadline end Phaneuf to Dallas speculation?

The Dallas Stars have been a featured player in the Dion Phaneuf trade saga since it began. It doesn’t say “Dallas Stars” on the marquee, but the team has been a solid member of this drama’s cast since the premiere, appearing in the background of enough rumors and speculation that viewers are now wondering about […] The post Does the deadline end Phaneuf to Dallas speculation...
Via Along the Boards
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lupul, Phaneuf, Cuthbert threaten lawsuit against TSN

The problems with networks broadcasting average users’ tweets with a particular hashtag are numerous, but it’s rare to see them spark a potential lawsuit. That’s what’s happened in the wake of TSN’s NHL trade deadline coverage show Monday, though, which was pulling in tweets with the #TradeCentre hashtag and broadcast the tweet “I want the leafs to keep lupul solely...
Via Awful Announcing
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel blasts Toronto media for its treatment of Dion Phaneuf (video)

Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel has finally had it with what he perceives as the shoddy treatment that Dion Phaneuf has been forced to endure this season, especially from the media. The typically media-averse Kessel, who leads the team in both goals (23) and points (50) stood in the locker room and chastised the...Read More The post Phil Kessel blasts Toronto media for its...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rumor: Red Wings/Maple Leafs trade for Dion Phaneuf fell through last night

According to Pat Leggs of Sirius XM 167 and NHLNFA.com, the Red Wings and Maple Leafs had a trade on the table that would have sent Stephen Weiss from Detroit to Toronto in exchange for Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. Red Wings & #MapleLeafs deal for Phaneuf fell through last night .. sticking point Leafs wouldn't take Weiss back + eat $2.5/per #NHL #FF — Patt Leggs...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Who should stay this offseason

It was a disappointing 2013-14 season for head coach Randy Carlyle and the Toronto Maple Leafs. They ended up 38-36-8 (84 points) losing their last four game of the season and going 2-8-0 over their last 10. With yet another late season collapse, the Maple Leafs’ front office decided it was time for change. The team hired former chief player disciplinarian and hockey Hall of Famer...
Via isportsweb.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Toronto Maple Leafs Shopping Captain Dion Phaneuf

Dion Phaneuf signed a seven-year, $49 million contract extension in December to be the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top defenseman and captain long term, but he might actually begin that new deal with a different team. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Sunday that the Leafs are shopping Phaneuf, with the preferred destination being a Western Conference club. Ontario captains on the way...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Dion Phaneuf the answer in Florida?

If you haven't heard the news Dion Phaneuf has joined Jason Spezza as the big name on the move this summer. Toronto is looking to make some changes after their disappointing season. What bigger change could you make other than trading away your captain? Well, I guess you could change your coach...  Anyways. Phaneuf. He was traded away from Calgary a few years ago. He was young...
Via Puckrant.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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